Oh, Big Ten play, how we have missed you.
For some reason, all of these nonconference games don’t result in bruises the size of baseballs, fundamental box outs, players sprawling on the floor for loose balls and 51-49 final scores.
Ohio State begins conference play Wednesday against Nebraska, but the real fun begins on Saturday when the Buckeyes visit Champaign to take on a dangerous Illini team.
The Big Ten is probably the best league in the country this year, so the Scarlet and Gray will certainly have their hands full if they hope to win a fourth straight conference crown. Read on to see the five biggest roadblocks standing in the way of that championship.